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. president obama will visit storm ravaged communities in new york today to witness firsthand the devastation caused by superstorm sandy. he will likely visit the hardest-hit areas like staten island and the rockaways. some residents are still without power two weeks after the storm. president obama will also thank first responders for their efforts. still to come, the maker of wonder bread and twinkies may be forced to close its doors. >> we have some clouds that block the sun and a little bit. what >> there is a chance you could pay a new tax when you go to thithe store to pay for food for your bets. state lawmakers met in to discuss agistratio surcharge on registration fees. it would be the third such tax on a bag of food for cats or dogs. the maker of wonder bread and twinkies says it will close its doors permanently of the striking workers don't return to work today. officials for hostess said that they will ask a judge for permission to liquidate the entire company, is enough of its striking employees return to work by the end of the day. hostess filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy the seco
. >> president obama is promising to stick with the devastating -- but devastated communities. the visit will not be his last. first on the sky and then on the ground. he saw firsthand the new york community still in ruins. >> we're going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need help. that is the primary task. >> the president offered new hope to people like diana rivera now homeless. >> absolute heart rate. we were happy here and it is done. >> the new york attorney general had opened an investigation into utility companies as 3000 people have no power more than two weeks after the storm. dozens of emergency volunteers are trying to help people like barbara who have handed out millions of meals and warm clothing. the president thanked them for their efforts. >> young people who were involved like this -[inaudible] >> anthony russo welcomed his students for the first time since the storm. >> it feels wonderful to be open. >> of luxury considering dozens of schools are still closed and still littered with debris. >> we are resilient and tough and we will overcome and we will
fifth amendment rights. when he was asked about his company's role in the outbreak. >>> president obama visit staten island, new york. one of the areas hardest hit by hurricane sandy. it comes as new york's attorney general subpoenaed two power companies into a probe into their performance. reports say the subpoenas demand con ed and long island power authority turn over details of their preparations for sandy and their performance in its aftermath. the storm left more than 8 million without power. >>> straight ahead your thursday morning weather and in sports, what's worse? shooting under your own basket or missing three times? shooting under your own basket or missing three times? okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing
the implications of the action there today, where the united states stands on it. and president obama visited some of the people after -- still hurting after hurricane sandy. we'll hear from him and one of the people dealing in the aftermath. the crisis in israel, and the crisis in the aftermath of the storm, those are both coming up. >>> continuing to watch live images coming in from the gaza. this is 10:23 p.m. obviously it is hours later there and night fall has been with them for many hours. our correspondent mentioned that the israeli air force are flying this, and they have hit a lot of targets today. the question is what happens with ground troops. let's bring in the former intelligence officer of defense. mike, good of you, thank you. let's start with the ground troops. it is one thing to uh mass them and another to send them. >> it is, but are you talking about 30,000 reservists, and the missal that was sent to israel. it has gotten a lot worse. i would have said this would be over in a couple days, but it looks now much more significant. >> condemnation has come from the egyptians. it is
that report to be made public in mid december. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> president obama will visit new york today. >> hostess may be cutting production for good. you might want to stock up on those twinkiees and wonder bread. >> volume is still light and moving smoothly. >> welcome back. 43 degrees downtown. a chilly start for us but not as cold as yesterday. we will make it up to 50 this afternoon. much cooler outside the city. 37 in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds. late this afternoon, about a 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature near 50. we'll come back and take the forecast through the weekend. >> president obama will visit communities in new york today. he will witness all the devastation caused by superstars sandy. he will likely visit stan island and the rockaways. some residents are still without power appeared we are talking more than two weeks later. the dave matthews is helping victims. the band is pledging $1 million by turning a concert into a benefit concert. a fund was established in new jersey. the money will be used for immediate and long term recove
for manufacturing downturns in philadelphia and new york. eric shawn has more on president obama's visit to disaster zone. >> comforter in chief, president obama toured staten island, parts which were devastated by hurricane sandy. >> my promise to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we will be here until the rebuilding is complete. i meant it. i will come back today and in future to make sure we followed through on that commitment. >> visited a fema disaster recovery center to provide hot meals and showers and auvres victims information about applying for government help. the visit meant to demonstrate commitment of the federal government was appreciated. but some say it's far from enough. >> what do you want them to do? >> step it up. put on boots and put on a pair of gloves and get out of the $800,000 suit and dig in the dirt. i'll show you my house. it will be okay. she is dealing with fema but the family says the red tape and paperwork is frustrating. this house is deposited in the middle of a street. nearby, makeshift memorial pays tribute to 85-year-old vet. who
region. five others were injured in that attack. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fem
. >> well it is a good thing because those people need help and for quite awhile. president obama visiting storm-ravaged staten island. lots of folks are still without any place to live today. they are without power and without hope and without a lot of stuff. so with things looking hopeless out there, we decided to bring melissa francis here to offer some advice on how you get through pretty bad stuff like this. why melissa francis you ask? what is this harvard inning indicated -- educated tv anchor and former child movie star know about pain and suffering? what have i told you? a lot more than you think. listen closely and learn. there is a jaw-dropping memwior that is far from the little house on the prairie which this seemingly charmed eight-year-old girl first came into our lives. the book is called "diary of a stage mother's daughter" and its author, my friend, melissa francis here now. melissa, i wanted you to come on , not just because it is a great book, but to talk about these folks who are hurting. they say, i am going to have a lousy thanksgiving. i am lucky to have a home if i
. the stock is definitely moving on that news. david: thank you very much. liz: president obama visiting s.i. to do a site survey of the message damage caused by superstar sandy. he says he is committed to seeing the rebuilding of new york. david: another area still hurting from the devastation of the storm is in queens, new york elizabeth mcdowell is there with a look at what all this destruction has created. >> reporter: that's right. this is normally a beach community. abbey's area, jacob riis park, but the parking lot has been turned into a temporary landfill now stretching one-and-a-half miles. and just within the last ten minutes i'm telling you, about 15 dump trucks including 80 wheeler's pulled up. you're going to see off in the distance, these piles have grown throughout the day to reaching almost three stories high. basically this landfill will take about 400,000 tons of 11 or 12 pounds and -- towns in the community, business districts, whole neighborhoods, and that 400,000 tons is about the size of the weight of the u.s. space station according to a new york official. and so the
this morning visited the area of new york recoverying from sandy. mr.obama toured a fema center and talked with people who lost homes and loved once, he said fema will handle the recover with but there is a much longer rebuilding project ahead. >> i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >>> so i am going to come back today but i am also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> mr. obama announced that hud secretary sean donovan will be the federal government's point person for coordinating the rebuilding efforts in new york and new jersey. >>> parents in san jose are shocked a registered sex offender was allowed at their children's school. we will tell you why he was not arrested and more on the sheriff's investigation. >> mark tamayo will let us know when we will see rain today and he will have specifics on when the main event will arrive in your neighborhood. >>> also ktvu talk wed i talked with the highway patrol on the chase that left a pa
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claims are stacking up. we're looking at losses of 6 to $12 billion. this all coming as president obama visits damage here in new york to see the recovery efforts. with me now is david williams, president of the taxpayers protection alliance. david, thanks so much for coming on the show. what do you make of all this? what happens if fema runs out of money? >> well, if fema runs out of money, don't worry, people will be helped. what is going to happen. congress is going to step in. they will make sure fema gets the money. what happens after that what we really don't know, how does fema pay the money back to the federal government. really it is only borrowing the money. that's what they did in katrina. they borrowed up to $20 billion. they blew through 18 billion in katrina. they have 3 billion left and 2.9 billion left. that will go through so quickly in new york and new jersey we're running up to a he had did line here. melissa: when i hear them say they will run out of money does it make a difference? it is your money, my money our audience's money. it is taxpayer dollars. what differe
and focused on big issues that affected the whole country. >>> president obama is to visit new york's statten to evaluate recovery efforts there. it is his first visit to the impact zone in two weeks. meantime, two of new york's biggest utility companies are cooperating with an investigation into preparation and response to sandy. con ed and long island power both received subpoenas yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. >>> i plan for so-called mart meters in every cab before january will n happen and a contractor is to blame. that employee is now fired. the contracting officer had too many glaring errors in a $35 million bidding deal that went to veriphone. smartmeters have gps technology and tv monitor. nbc 4 has a contract with veriphone to provide contest for those televisions. the bidding process will be restarted >> d.c. council will consider regulations for the popular car service uber. tax drivers say they are stealing business and by not operating as a cab company. uber says some wa
. adt. always there. >>> president obama visited new york city to get a first-hand look at the devastation left behind by the superstorm sandy. he vowed fema would be there as long as it takes to get people back on their feet. >> as you travel around parts of staten island and we flew over parts of, other parts of the city and the region that had been impacted, there's still a lot of cleanup to do. people still need emergency help. they still need heat and they still need power and they still need food and they still need shelter. >> president spoke with several families, including one couple. our mary snow spent the day with. mary is joining us now. this sandy really took a toll on this family. >> it did, wolf. and this family has stayed in their home since sandy tore through 17 days ago. they have no power, they say they've been robbed once and they're afraid to leave behind what little they have left and they say they are hoping, they are hoping that the president's visit today was not just a photo op. nick's mission now is keeping the heat on in his family's staten i
the source to turn to these days reporting president obama will be visiting russia after being invited by russian president vladimir kitchen. reportedly extended the invitation during a call to congratulate the president on his reelection. the date is not been agreed to. the white house has not confirmed the trip, so until then we are hitting the president's travel itinerary from the kremlin. up next to my general patraeus agrees to testify before congress behind closed doors. he spends a lot of time behind closed doors. igniting speculation he would contradict the white house. the "a-team" returns in just one moment. next. [ female announcer ] the next generation of investing technology is now within your grasp with the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. e-trade 360 is the world's first investing homepage that shows you where all your investments are and what they're doing with free streaming quotes, news, analysis and even your trade ticket. everything exactly the way you want it, all on one page. transform your investing with the e-trade 360 investing dashboard. ♪ lou: we are back w
reporting president obama will be visiting russia after being invited by russian president vladimir kitchen. reportedly extended the invitation during a call to congratulate the president on his reelection. the date is not been agreed to. the white house has not confirmed the trip, so until then we are hitting the president's travel itinerary from the kremlin. up next to my general patraeus agrees to testify before congress behind closed doors. he spends a lot of time behind closed doors. igniting speculation he would contradict the white house. the "a-team" returns in just one moment. next. ♪ lou: we are back with the "a-team," and we're going to continue to focus and include what admiral lions had to speculate about the purpose for ambassador stephens being in benghazi on september 11th. we are joined again by pulitzer prize-winning journalist, fox is triggered from the former u.s. ambassador to the united nations, fox middle east affairs analyst. i want to add, if i may, take a look at this video. israel today retaliated against her mom's for their attacks against a particular southern
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg asked mr. obama not to come because the presidential visit would use up too many resources. well, now frustrated residents say they hope his visit will speed up the recovery process. more than two weeks later thousands are still without power and heat. 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help. >>> unemployment requests are at their highest level in 18 months. possibly due to superstorm sandy 439,000 people seeking help. people can claim unemployment if their workplace is closed and they don't get paid. >>> well, michelle, here's good news. drivers can expect a dip in prices at bay area gas stations in the next couple of weeks. aaa says the seasonal switch from the summer to winter blends helps drive down gas prices. drivers are paying an average $3.98 a gallon around the bay area. gasbuddy.com shows san mateo with the lowest price in the bay at $3.65 a gallon. we have you covered for the cheapest gas prices near you. go to cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> everything back to normal a
as a goodwill gesture ahead of a visit by u.s. president barack obama. >> opposition have criticized the embassy, saying it applies mainly to common criminals and does not appear to include political prisoners. at least 330 people lost about to be in jail for political reasons. after almost five decades of repressive army rule, the burmese government has said freedom for political prisoners would be a centerpiece of its reforms. it is official -- the eurozone is back in recession. >> new figures show the eurozon+ economy shrank by 0.1%, the second consecutive drop in output. >> there was some positive news, though -- germany's economy weakened less than many had feared. like france, it just managed to eke out some growth. >> elsewhere in the picture, it was anything but rosy. >> people in southern europe have struggled with years of the zero economic growth -- spain, italy, portugal, and greece have seen rising unemployment and chronic budget shortfalls, but now, economic growth is also slowing in northern europe's industrial economies. in europe's biggest economy, germany, third quarter gdp gro
of the turnout. some of the turnout especially in urban areas, which definitely gave president obama the big margin. to win this race. >> well, cynthia tucker, visiting professor of journalism at university of georgia and joan walsh, editor-at-large by salon. author of "what's the matter with white people"? that question seems apt. the l.a. times just posted a report on mitt romney's conference call today with top donors. it says romney, quote, attributed his rival's victory to, quote, the gifts the obama administration had given to blacks, hispanics and young voters during obama's first term. obama, romney argued, had been very generous, quotes around it, to blacks, hispanics and young voters. i once heard a canadian election saying they lost election to people that wanted to stay as part of canada because of ethnic voters. that means not french, not english. this guy, paul ryan who i don't think is right for prime time yet by any means talking about the urban vote. now, they won the other side because they got the most votes. because they won fair and square, which is the first thing ryan
. >>> when we return, let me finish with what president obama can expect to see tomorrow when he visits the devastated areas up in new york city from hurricane sandy. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. at some point in the many lives of a dollar it will be a dollar saved by somebody who switched to esurance. like, dollar karma. being online, esurance saves dollars that come back as more dollars for you. esurance. now backed by allstate. >>> let me finish tonight with this. tomorrow president obama goes to the storm-devastated parts of new york. my prediction is that he will be devastated himself by a tragedy that seems to grow worse, especially as the temperature drops towards december. again tonight, i'm going to ask you to take out a pen or a pencil and be ready. you might be able to help yourself with what the president sees tomorrow. i hope the president sees too the amazing network of people attempting to help the victims out there on staten island and brooklyn and the nastily hit parts of queens, like rockaway and breezy point. let's take rockaway, an area where n
was asked whether he was expecting a visit from president obama. >> we'd love to have him but we've got lots of things to do and i'm not trying to dis him but i know he had planned a trip to new jersey and i said that's fine it represents the whole region. >> today the president is touring parts of the storm ravaged new york. we'll discuss the administration's potential role and recovery and the looming issue of climate change when deputy mayor howard wolfson joins us.. to voice recognition. e-trade leads the way in wherever, whenever investing. download the ultimate in mobile investing apps, free, at e-trade. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. it's so great to see you. you, too! oh, cloudy glasses. you didn't have to come over! actually, honey, i think i did... oh? you did? whoa, ladies, easy. hi. cascade kitchen counselor. we can help avoid this with cascade complete
of volunteers working the cleanup after sandy. president obama will be in staten island to visit the hardest places hit by hurricane sandy in new york two weeks after the storm plenty are still without power and heat. but we are joined live via sky. veterans can get here free of charge to help out during this crisis. my bug is right over that way covered with cameras and computer equipment. you concede that they are rewriting the book on disaster relief. in the sandy's on another day and a few shaky steps closer to normal an army of volunteers from all of the country looking for seawater soaked severely damaged homes is filthy grueling work. everything in the basement has been saturated for over one week. i could vote imagine that that network of brotherhood reaches as far as it does from the bottom of my heart. it touches the heart to to the core. but a reminder that there is still a lot of work to do. survivors like bill and penny kelly know that the worst is well behind them now the water was rising all round her when the line went down when he was talking to her from florida over the p
you live to staten identifyland. president obama is visiting new york today following up to the cleanup and aftermath of hurricane sandy. live coverage here on c-span. >> president obama is live here in staten island. he came up this afternoon to view the recovery from hurricane sandy. he's been joined by a number of officials, charles schumer, the senator from new york, also secretary, housing secretary, and janet napolitano, the homeland security secretary. this is live coverage here on c-span. the president returning to the white house later this afternoon. >> president obama is touring staten island following up to the cleanup and the efforts after hurricane sandy. mark, who is covering the white house, covers the white house and covering this event, tweets that during his visit to a shelter and assistance tents on staten island, president obama offers words of consolation to locals and thanks volunteers. we expect to hear some comments from president obama. we'll stay here live. we'll also let you know that we are expecting a news briefing coming up at about 2:00 p.m
. >> all right. president barack obama there on staten island. the second visit to the region after superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the people in the community wanted
bloomberg who endorsed president obama the very day that he visited this area the first time right after the storm and before the election. we wanted to bring that to you. in the meantime, we're following breaking news out of tell aaviv where warning sirens have been b blaring in response to bombs. they're mobilized tanks and personnel to the gaza border. the israeli military says they have not ruled out a ground assault on the palestinian territory. three israelis were killed today when a rocket fired from the gaza strip hit they are apartment. the israeli defense force says more than 100 rockets have been fired into southern israel in just the past 24 hours. palestinians all fired a long-range missile today that landed just 12 miles from tel aviv. in gaza today hundreds of palestinians attended the funeral of a hamas military chief who was killed yesterday in a targeted attack. the israeli government has claimed credit for this incident, even posted video of the air strike at the precise time that it went down. it took to twitter to warn other hamas leaders to not go above ground in th
so much from st. petersburg. >>> all right. it is his second visit to the region. president obama touring the devastation left in sandy's wake. he met with the victims along staten island. far rockaway and breezy point. >> i came up here right after the storm, was on the jersey side, and i promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> his visit may not have impacted the 4,500 people still without power. their anger directed at the power companies for failing to prepare for and respond to sandy. >> we're not in a third world country. i'm on long island. my taxes are sky high. i pay so much money each month to lipa. >> long island power company is now the target of a class-action suit and its chief operating officer is stepping down. both lipa and con ed subpoenaed over their sluggish response to the storm. >>> all right. less than
-pacific region. he will have a chance to talk more about that plan over the weekend. obama will begin a four-day tour of southeast asia on saturday. he will be visiting thailand and myanmar and will attend the east asia summit in cambodia. the president promised during his re-election campaign to put more pressure on china to make it meet basic international standards with respect to trade. but analysts say despite his plans the world's top economies are tightly woven together and that interactions will continue. >>> the south korean government welcomed china's new leadership. >> translator: we hope our relationship with china will develop farther and as a new leadership. >> the media gave extensive coverage to the news from the country's largest trading partner. owe yonhap news agency noted all seven member es of the communist party's political bureau's new standing committee have visited south korea. the agency said china's relations with south korea are expected to strengthen. >>> north korean leader kim jong-un has sent a congratulatory telegram to xi jinping. north korea's state-run med
then that the president's visit would take up too many resources. >>> president obama says he is willing to work with republicans on capitol hill to stop automatic budget cuts and tax hikes from kicking in at the end of the year. investors are looking for progress on a deal to stop the u.s. from falling off the so- called "fiscal cliff." also today, traders will get a look at new unemployment numbers from washington. >>> here's a shocker. california may soon have a budget surplus. the legislative budget analyst says the deficit will be about $1.9 billion this fiscal year and we could see a surplus by the year 2014. it was just a few months ago we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debt, borrowed from the schools, from the redevelopment fund. governor schwarzenegger's economic recovery bond. we borrowed from the people. we borrowed from local governments and we have to pay that back. >> a lot of the revenue will come from the prop 30 tax hikes which voters approved last week. >>> for the first time since 1933 one party has a supermajority in the assembly and sena
last week, after admit to go have an affair, will testify testimony. petraeus visited libya shortly after the attack. michael morrel will answer questions behind closed doors today. president obama firing back at republicans who blasted susan rice's response to the attack in benghazi. they criticized her for insisting that the attack was sparked by anger over an anti-islam film despite the fact that it was a coordinated attack. senator john mccain is trying to block her if she is chosen to succeed hillary clinton. >>> benghazi hearings won't be the only major discussion on capitol hill. they will learn more about the fbi's investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation. robert mueller and shawn joyce will meet for a second straight day. paula broadwell september e-mail toss several high-ranking military officers in an attempt to undermine tampa socialite's reputation. she is friends with petraeus and it cost both some privileges. the military suspended the u.s. army security clearance and kelley's air force base pass. >>> the edge of the fiscal cliff is still a month and a h
there a long time reel. another man in front of his right, agreed saying, he's grateful for the visit, but wasted at happen sooner. obama travel to new jersey on halloween with governor chris christie to be with recovery efforts there. many cynics point to the claims that christie's endorsement of obama's efforts was a turning point in the election this year. more to come. the latest on a nightmare for thousands of travelers today and next as president obama me to see as a big corporations. small business leaders are feeling ignored and worried about the future. one of those leaders after the break. tsk ♪ gerri: breaking news for you, fox business can confirm earlier reports that federal housing authority has exhausted, exhausted its capital reserves. now, this is the first time in 78 years the fha could require a taxpayer bailout. according to an independent audit the deficit is 13 and a half billion dollars, again, the fha in big financial trouble. could require a taxpayer infusion. we will continue to follow the story. meanwhile, the republicans and democrats are duking it out ov
prosecution on these charges. >>> and president obama will be in new york today. he's going to be visiting some of the storm damaged areas and thank first responders for their hard work. the governor said he'll ask for $30 billion in federal aid to help rebuild after sandy. >>> today you can get some free food while helping others at the same time. from 9:00 in the morning until 9:00 p.m. chick-fil-a is giving away free sandwiches to anyone who brings is nonperishable food item. it's for sandy victims. everything collected will go to those no new york, new jersey and maryland. >>> time now for one more check of the forecast with lynette. what's going on out there? >> we're cold charlie and also have some clouds out there as well. but we're going get some nyjer morgan in here but -- some sunshine in here but today more clouds than what we had yesterday. don't think it's going to be the bright day that we saw but it's not going to be socked in for today as well. so right in the middle. as we look down towards the south. well, we have some rain across the area. that's really what's funneling
to vote for him again. like the passage of obama care, forgiveness of college tuition. >>> today the president is scheduled to visit staten island where he will meet with first responders and evaluate recovery efforts. it is the first time he has toured the damaged zone since two weeks ago when he visited parts of the jersey shore with governor chris christie days after the storm made landfall. >>> two of new york's major power companies are under investigation for how they responded to superstorm sandy. con edison and long island power received subpoenas yesterday. yesterday requesting records on restoring power and communicating with customers. the storm left 2 million in new york in the dark for days. >>> it is unclear why a man pulled a began on a sheriff's deputy. he was trying to serve a peace order, similar to a protective order. a woman answered the door, let the deputy in. then a man came out from another room with a gun. the deputy fired his weapon, killing the man. neighbors were surprised to hear the deadly shooting in that home. >> what really happened, i don't know.
is the first hindu in congress. >>> both president obama was offering hugs and support today, as he visited one of those neighborhoods hardest hit by super storm sandy. he thanked the first time responders that accounted for nearly half of new york's casualties. >> i'm proud of you, new york. you guys are tough, you bounce back just as america always bounces back. the same is going to be true this time out. >> new york's governor plans to request some $30 billion in federal aid to help with the rebuild. fema currently only has about $8 billion available, but they intend to ask congress for more. in the meantime closer to home, plans to rebuild the ocean city board walk should be finished right on schedule. that's despite hurricane sandy. they tell the daily times of southbury that the project only lost two days because of the storm. the rebuilding is expected to be done in april. the progress involves rebuilding board walk and 15th street. >>> took a little walk outside today, refreshing, a little cool, but refreshing. >> it wasn't windy. >> no. >> temporary. >> yeah, i like that. >> you know i
to end human trafficking. politico says she also has plans to visit the white house. >>> president obama is thinking lincoln. later this evening he'll coast the cast and the crew of of the new movie for a special screening at the white house. and that's all for ron paul. the former presidential contender and long time congressman from texas gave what will likely be his last speech on the house floor. >> our constitution which was intended to limit government power and abuse has failed. the founders in a free society depends on a virtuous and moral people. the current crisis reflects that their concerns were justified. >> it's hard to imagine congress without ron paul. he says he will continue to spread his libertarian message in a series of speeches on college campuses. thomas roberts up next. hey, thomas. >> good morning to you. good morning, everybody. lots of moving parts this morning. the president on the move an arriving in new york city. the next hour, touring storm damage of sandy all around new york. meanwhile back in d.c. the house intel committee is holding a closed door meetin
, president obama will see the devastation firsthand. he's going to meet with victims who are still recovering from the storm. the president will also visit the first responders who helped during the crisis. some people living on long island are still without power. more than two weeks after sandy struck. >>> it appears making a movie about our 16th president has some perks because today the cast and the crew of the new movie "lincoln" are heading to the white house. steven spielberg directed the film and daniel day-lewis is abraham lincoln. >>> news around the nation right now. a hearing is scheduled for the machine accused -- man accused of murdering 6-year-old etan patz more than 30 years ago. he disappeared from his new york city home and never found. police say that pedro hernandez confessed to the crime back in may and his lawyer claims he's delusional. >>> he is instead in the hospital. colorado movie theater shooting suspect james holmes was taken to the hospital for an unspecified injury wednesday. local port reports say he -- reports say he may have intentionally hurt himself in his
up their neighborhood, folks in staten island, very hard-hit, got a visit today from the president after touring the worst of the damage. president obama says he is proud of the way new yorkers have responded. he said "you guys are tough, you bounce back." for damage includes just about all of the miles of the jersey shore, and areas including orthey beach, not far from the place where life will never be the same. our report tonight from stephanie gosk. >> reporter: two and a half weeks, and nobody in this line has been back home to ortley beach until today. what do you expect to see today? >> disaster. >> reporter: dread mixes with frustration, but the police officers still smile. >> good luck, folks, you have to wear this when you're on the island. >> reporter: 16 school buses pick up and drop off. nobody is allowed to drive. two people per household, carrying one empty bag each. captain bruce bergess says this system is the only safe way to let residents back. >> we're here to help, we're here for security. >> reporter: homeowners have only a few hours to collect valuables. they
truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >>> another keeping them honest report tonight, why was president obama kept ein the dak about the affair with paula broadwell until after the election. that information was never passed until months later. the director of the cia was having an extra marital affair and communicating with his mistress in an unsecured e-mail amount. he was asked about the investigation today during the news conference. >> i am with holding judgement with respect to how the entire process surrounding general petraeus came up. and you know we don't have all the information yet. but, i want to say that i have a lot of confidence generally in the fbi and they have a difficult job. and so, i'm going to wait and see -- >> well the white house says there are protocols that is the word they use when notifying the white house about criminal investigations. turns out there is a 2007 memo by the ten attorney general about sush investigatich invest. now it goes onto say it is critically important to have free quent and expeditious communications about issues. yet th
on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama will be back on the ground meeting with the victims of super storm sandy. he is expected to visit s.i. and the rockaway -- he is expected to visit staten island and the rockaways. 11 people were killed after oil flooded the gulf. israeli aircraft are conducting air strikes on targets in southern gaza. so for three israelis have been killed by those rockets. egypt is asking for the u.s. to intercede diplomatically. >> safety officials are urging the government to make the latest technologies standard on all new cars and trucks. many of the safety features now come on higher-end vehicles. some stores are recycling black friday deals from last year. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the food and drug administration investigating whether energy drinks or responsible for the deaths of people. it does recommend people consume no more than two bottles today. monster energy drinks are cited in the deaths of five people. the cost to provide health care rose by 4% this year appeared that is the smallest increase in 15 years. more em
visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >>> in the spotlight tonight >>> in the spotlight tonight president obama is not going to let republican senators john mccain and lindsay graham stop him from nominating whoever he thinks is the best candidate to be his next secretary of state. >>> if you nominate susan rice, they will do everything in their power to block her nomination. >> she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. and should i choose, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the
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